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(USA Today)   As the classic movie "Psycho" turns 60, here are 5 secrets about the iconic shower scene   (usatoday.com) divider line
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2020-06-16 1:51:29 PM  
HERE'S YOUR PAPER! HERE'S YOUR PAPER!! HERE'S YOUR PAPER!!!

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2020-06-16 2:43:05 PM  
And Tony Perkins wasn't even there.
 
2020-06-16 2:59:59 PM  
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2020-06-16 3:00:33 PM  

Mugato: And Tony Perkins wasn't even there.


Wasn't he doing a play in New York and flying out for filming on the weekends?
 
2020-06-16 3:00:43 PM  
6.  There was a "heeling down the drain" scene that was cut for time.
 
2020-06-16 3:02:45 PM  

blondambition: Mugato: And Tony Perkins wasn't even there.

Wasn't he doing a play in New York and flying out for filming on the weekends?


Yeah he said something like that.
 
2020-06-16 3:10:28 PM  
 
2020-06-16 3:11:50 PM  
7. Janet Leigh has major-league yabahos.
 
2020-06-16 3:12:24 PM  

batlock666: Anne Heche's butthole


That was the name of my high-school punk band.
 
2020-06-16 3:13:28 PM  
There's a documentary about the scene on Hulu, 78/52, which refers to 78 cuts in 52 seconds. It's pretty good.
 
2020-06-16 3:15:20 PM  

Zulu_as_Kono: There's a documentary about the scene on Hulu, 78/52, which refers to 78 cuts in 52 seconds. It's pretty good.


It's mentioned in the article. In fact, the article was originally published in 2017 when the doc was released.
 
2020-06-16 3:24:49 PM  

batlock666: 6. Anne Heche's butthole (NSFW)


I was hoping that linked to Hollywood Babble-On. :)
 
2020-06-16 3:37:40 PM  

FlashHarry: 7. Janet Leigh has major-league yabahos.


Yeah, I came to this thread in a horndog frame of mind, thanks to the link below this one.  Having said that, Janet Leigh's body looked absolutely incredible in the opening scene, so when the shower scene hit, we went ahead and unholstered in anticipation of a peek.  In this regard, Psycho is a very disappointing film.  Other than that and the ending, it's pretty good
 
2020-06-16 3:37:49 PM  
Everyone knows Anne Heche's butthole really made the movie.
 
2020-06-16 3:42:34 PM  
So the body double, Marli Renfro was apparently quite a looker in her heyday.  A pretty basic GIS yields some pretty great results.
 
2020-06-16 3:50:32 PM  

batlock666: 6. Anne Heche's butthole (NSFW)


Now more widely known as "Ellen"?


/ jk
// no sides in the E.d.G kerfuffle
/// infantile snark attack
 
2020-06-16 3:51:18 PM  

FlashHarry: batlock666: Anne Heche's butthole

That was the name of my high-school punk band.


it is ironically also the name of Anne Heche's butthole
 
2020-06-16 3:58:40 PM  

Naido: Other than that and the ending, it's pretty good


She puts the girls on display in Touch of Evil too.
 
2020-06-16 4:11:48 PM  

batlock666: 6. Anne Heche's butthole (NSFW)


According to the documentary 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene, when shooting that scene, there was some discussion as to whether or not the audience would see Janet Leigh's butthole.
 
2020-06-16 4:22:36 PM  

AeAe: Everyone knows Anne Heche's butthole really made the movie.


It was a shot for shot remake of the film. Except for Anne Heche's butthole.
 
2020-06-16 4:24:57 PM  

FlashHarry: Naido: Other than that and the ending, it's pretty good

She puts the girls on display in Touch of Evil too.


Indeed.  Now *that's* a great movie (the "restored" version).  Psycho's methods and ideas have been imitated so many times that most people will have encountered them by the time they see Psycho.  Touch of Evil still feels like a find, in my opinion.  Still need more movies that successfully imitate it, if that's possible (excepting the portrayals/dialogue of Mexicans of course)
 
2020-06-16 4:27:03 PM  

Naido: FlashHarry: 7. Janet Leigh has major-league yabahos.

Yeah, I came to this thread in a horndog frame of mind, thanks to the link below this one.  Having said that, Janet Leigh's body looked absolutely incredible in the opening scene, so when the shower scene hit, we went ahead and unholstered in anticipation of a peek.  In this regard, Psycho is a very disappointing film.  Other than that and the ending, it's pretty good


Wow,never saw her, she looks just like her daughter, the other scream queen.
 
2020-06-16 4:32:34 PM  

gunga galunga: batlock666: 6. Anne Heche's butthole (NSFW)

According to the documentary 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene, when shooting that scene, there was some discussion as to whether or not the audience would see Janet Leigh's butthole.


It's true, she was going to be the butthole double for her body double.
 
2020-06-16 4:33:49 PM  
Secrets, ladies and gentlemen.

Secrets.

Shhhhhh
 
2020-06-16 5:37:42 PM  
8. Janet Leigh's body double was never fully nude while the shower scene was shot.

9. Alfred Hitchcock was never not fully nude while all of the scenes were shot.
 
2020-06-16 6:30:32 PM  

FlashHarry: 7. Janet Leigh has major-league yabahos.


Which her daughter and granddaughter inherited.
 
2020-06-16 9:53:13 PM  

Mugato: And Tony Perkins wasn't even there.


Nor, apparently, Saul Bass. I may have dreamed it but I was under the impression that Saul Bass claimed to have been the director for that scene.
 
2020-06-16 10:05:42 PM  

Non Sequitur Man: HERE'S YOUR PAPER! HERE'S YOUR PAPER!! HERE'S YOUR PAPER!!!

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I love High Anxiety.
Not saying it's Mel's best by a long shot, but it might be my favorite.

/ Then again, I didn't get fruit cup.
 
2020-06-16 10:44:57 PM  
Desk Clerk:  You're in cabin one.

Guest:  Uh, do you have an umbrella? I had no idea it was going to rain.

Desk Clerk: It's awful getting stuck in a shower.


/ Tippi Leigh Saint; that's a lovely name.
// You've got to be psycho not to love a babe like that.
 
2020-06-17 8:48:18 PM  
6. The knife is a phallic object so the shower scene is actually a sex scene but filmed in the only way censors would allow a sex to be shown at the time.
 
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